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Blackpool Illuminations is an annual lights festival, founded i...

wikipedia - 18 Sep 2016
Blackpool Illuminations is an annual lights festival, founded in 1879 and first switched on 19 September that year, held each autumn in the British seaside resort of Blackpool on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire. Also known locally as The Lights or The Illuminations, they run each year for sixty-six days, from late August until early November at a time when most other English seaside resorts' seasons are coming to an end. Dubbed as "the greatest free light show on earth", they are 6 miles
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Happy Creative help light up Blackpool Illuminations!

Business Lancashire (press release) - 21 Sep 2017
Blackpool-based marketing agency Happy Creative is behind the latest display currently lighting up Blackpool Illuminations. One of Happy's clients, the Blackpool Fairness Commission, asked the agency to help raise awareness of a brand new butterfly ...
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Blackpool Illuminations switch-on 2017 - warning over train travel

Manchester Evening News - 30 Aug 2017
If you're heading by train to watch the big Illuminations switch-on in Blackpool this Friday, be warned, you won't be able to get home the same way. Due to industrial action by Northern Rail, the last train to Manchester out of the resort will leave at ...
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Get a sneak preview of Blackpool's Illuminations and Ride the Lights

Manchester Evening News - 23 Aug 2017
As well as getting a first look at the Blackpool Illuminations ahead of the big Switch-On, cyclists are able to enjoy riding on the Promenade without having to worry about cars. The route runs the full length of the Illuminations from Starr Gate in ...
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Blackpool Illuminations riders treated to a bonus sunset light show

Blackpool Gazette - 30 Aug 2017
Thousands of cyclists took over the Promenade last night, riding through the Illuminations ahead of the big Switch-On on Friday evening. The Prom was shut from Squires Gate Lane in South Shore to Red Bank Road in Bispham from 6 to 10.30pm so cyclists ...
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Memory of Leeds lad Josh is lit up for Blackpool Illuminations

Yorkshire Evening Post - 01 Sep 2017
His thoughtful friend Matt Swift, from Harrogate, was given the chance to put Josh's photograph in the illuminations while working as a contractor for Blackpool Council. The pair served together with the Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire in ...
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Blackpool Illuminations designer works on special tribute to Saffie

Lancashire Evening Post - 13 Sep 2017
Mr Ryan said: “We've done Leyland lights for a number of years with them, and the big roundabout there, that's one of my designs. When I was told about this, I thought it was something we'd want to help with. We're working on it, doing a commemorative ...
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Lights go out for takeaway

Motherwell Times - 21 Sep 2017
The report stated: “The community council advises it has been approached by residents who are shocked and dismayed that the sign has been installed. Descriptions such as 'Las Vegas' and 'Blackpool Illuminations' have been used to articulate individuals ...
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Delays for drivers on M55 after overnight closure

Blackpool Gazette - 30 Aug 2017
“We will not be carrying out any work until after midnight on Friday and Saturday to allow traffic levels to reduce for people travelling back from the Blackpool Illuminations. “From Friday, the diversion will be very short as it will take drivers off ...
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Trekkie theme to Blackpool illumination switch on

ITV News - 01 Sep 2017
We are delighted that one of the world's most iconic TV franchises is to take part in this year's Illuminations switch-on. "A huge amount of work has gone on behind the scenes to produce what should be another truly memorable event. This year's switch ...

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